Corn Pakora

    This is a delicious starter that can be eaten hot or cold. This can also to be used to make tortilla rolls. Simply add some
    green salad and chilli sauce for a complete light snack.

    Serves 6:
    Preparation Time: 20 minutes


    Ingredients:
  • Sweet corn – 2 tin
  • Onions, finely chopped – 2 large
  • Garlic, finely chopped – 6 cloves
  • Ginger, finely chopped – 1 big piece or 25 gm.
  • Green Chillies, finely chopped – 1
  • Gram Flour – 50 gms
  • Coriander, finely chopped – 1 small bunch.
  • Red Chillie Powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – 2 teaspoon or to taste.
  • Oil – ½ litre


    Method:
  • Drain out the water from sweet corn and keep in a large mixing bowl.

  • Crush the corn in the bowl. Add gram flour to it and mix well.

  • Add onions, garlic, ginger, green chillie, coriander and mix well. Add salt, red chillie powder and mix again.

  • Heat oil in a pan. When oil is thoroughly warm, add small round portions of the batter in the oil to make small pakoras.

  • Allow enough space in the pan to turn it over. Fry till each pakora is golden brown.

  • Remove from oil and keep on a kitchen towel to absorb excess oil. Serve hot with chutney.


    Variation:
    Substitute corn with mushy peas or mashed boiled chick peas. Add different spices like garam masala, cumin powder
    and turmeric to give it a slightly different taste.


    Tips:
    Use left over sweet corn, peas from a roast meal to make this snack!